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  • On the causes of Ireland's unemployment 

    Barry, Frank; Bradley, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper attempts to account for the rise in Irish unemployment between 1970 and 1987. To this end a fully articulated medium-term model of the economy is employed, in contrast to the four equation model of the labour ...
  • The Irish market services sector: an econometric investigation 

    Bradley, John; Fitzgerald, John; Kearney, Ida (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    Using new time series data a structural econometric model of a three way disaggregation of the market services sector is constructed. The elasticities of demand for the factors of production (capital and labour) in two of ...
  • The dearth of data on Irish farm wives: a critical review of the literature 

    Shortall, Sally (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    This paper calls attention to the paucity of knowledge and statistical data on the activities of Irish farm wives. The richest sources of information are the anthropological and sociological studies of Irish rural life ...
  • "Of Cabbages and Kings": restructuring in the Irish food industry 

    Tovey, Hilary (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1991)
    The food processing industry in Ireland has become more concentrated, diversified, and internationalised in recent years. To date, most Irish discussions have tended to treat the food industry as part of agriculture, ...

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